April 2017

Join us for the Spring Wine Course! April 18-May 16

The course is full -- thanks for the interest!  I'm very pleased to announce that Emporium Wines & Underdog Cafe will be hosting it's first wine class this Spring.  It will be run by Michael Freeman, advanced Sommelier, from Vintner Select Wines.  Some of you have gotten to know him through our "Natural Wine" event [...]

Return of the CLAUDETTES!

The Claudettes return! The Claudettes have created their own fanatical fusion of blues and soul-jazz—like Ray Charles on a punk kick. Imagine an amped-up piano hybrid of Otis Spann, Ray Charles and Mose Allison, joined by a jolly madman drummer and conducted in gonzo fashion by Raymond Scott. File under: post-burlesque? Neo-vaudeville? Cosmic cartoon music? [...]

Piecework for Peace

Every Friday from 10-noon you are invited to join us knitting, crocheting, or any handicraft making.  Presently we are making squares for blankets.  The blankets will be donated to refugees, homeless, and others in need.  Carol is the organizer.  We have extra materials, so stop by and participate, or just to say "hi."

Lunchtime Jazz With E & G!

Every Wednesday something amazing happens in the Emporium -- live lunchtime Jazz for your aural & epicurian pleasure!  Support the great American art of Jazz with E & G! E&G are Erik Greiffenhagen (sax) and Greg Dearth (guitar & vocals).    

March 2017

Kent Burnside Organ Trio

The Kent Burnside Organ Trio plays classic straight-ahead jazz as it was perfected in the 1950s and 60s: Elegant, but never far from the blues, with groove to spare.  The band features Nashville guitarist Kent Burnside, Columbus organist Jon Eshelman, and Yellow Springs native Lee McKinney on drums.  There’s no cover for this performance, which [...]

Yellow Springs Piano Fest Reception

All are welcome to meet the pianists for the Yellow Springs Piano Fest. Stop by the Emporium and have a glass of wine with the musicians, and the organizer, our own Sam Reich. About the YS Piano Fest (from the Yellow Springs News). The YS Piano Fest, a year-long series of concerts which aim to [...]